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Rantatie 1, Lappeenranta, Finland
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lamb. Only lamb. And more lamb!

If you have ever had some doubts about lamb meat this is the place to get rid of those. Lamb is cooked several hours in wooden crib in birch wood heated oven accompanied only with potatoes and salt. The result: delicious! Fill up your plate as may times you can...

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
Jarkko L
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Espoo, Finland
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Espoo, Finland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you have ever had some doubts about lamb meat this is the place to get rid of those. Lamb is cooked several hours in wooden crib in birch wood heated oven accompanied only with potatoes and salt. The result: delicious! Fill up your plate as may times you can...

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Finland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had Easter lamb särä here with family. The meat melts in your mouth, and for a big eater, the all you can eat is a good choise! The restaurant looks warm and welcoming but elegant. Higly recommend it!

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Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We were in Finland visiting our Son and Daughter in law in Lappeenranta. We were told we needed to go to this place. The restaurant has an elegant but cozy feel to it. The food is excellent. I had my doubts as I am not a lamb eater as it is some times strong. But not here. They bake the... More 

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St Petersburg
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83 reviews 83 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Different than any other restaurants I've ever been. Strict serving times changing from day to day since lamb is prepared 9 hours. You should go to their web site and look for which day and time is suitable for you. Your table is ready when you come with traditional bread, butter, local drink and water on the table. After that... More 

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South Wingfield, United Kingdom
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248 reviews 248 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We drove over 400 km round trip just to eat here. Actually I am sitting waiting for my fifth portion of lamb. Served only with potatoes and lamb fat dripping everywhere it is meat heaven. Huge woodfired oven. Shame it does fruit for pudding but even heaven has to have faults. Now where's my next plateful?

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Pori, Western Finland, Finland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This restaurant is a very traditional one. There is only one dish available on the menu, särä. It is lamb, which is made in large stone oven for several hours. With the lamb you get potatoes, bread and for the dessert sweet raisin soup. For drink you can have water or home made (non alcoholic) beer. Wines cost extra. You... More 

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Lappeenranta, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Here you can eat local traditional food särä, which is made of lamb meat in a wooden container. The meal also includes delicious potatoes, tasty barley bread and raisins made ​​soup. Beverage, you can choose a home made beer, water or wine. The restaurant is charming and ideally located on the shore of the lake. A similar delicacy is not... More 

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Finland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Särä is local lamb speciality slowely cooked in stone owen. As many portions are served that you can eat. Owner told record is 8 year old and included 13 servings of Särä. You should try this speciality and go for the new record!

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Imatra, Finland
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140 reviews 140 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

They do whole lamb steaks old fashion way ...like in the ground baking

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Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2010

They only offer the sheep meat and potatoes but the food melts in your mouth. All you can eat.

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  • Address: Rantatie 1, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Lappeenranta

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